NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.19708 Funds; transfer; use; deposit of certain bonds in determination of allocation and transfer; audit.
(1) Subject to subsections (2), (3), and (4), the state treasurer shall transfer money in the fund as follows:
(a) In aggregate, not more than $290,000,000.00 of the money in the fund shall be deposited into the state water pollution control revolving fund created in section 16a of the shared credit rating act, 1985 PA 227, MCL 141.1066a.
(b) In aggregate, not more than $710,000,000.00 of the money in the fund shall be deposited into the strategic water quality initiatives fund created in section 5204.
(2) Money in the fund may be used by the department of treasury to pay for the cost of issuing bonds and the costs incurred under section 19703(3).
(3) Bonds that are directly deposited into the state water pollution control revolving fund or strategic water quality initiatives fund as authorized by section 19703 shall be taken into account for the purpose of determining the allocation and transfer of money set forth in subsection (1).
(4) Not later than December 14, 2012, the auditor general shall conduct an audit of the fund to assure that the money in the fund has been expended in compliance with law. Not later than December 14, 2014, the auditor general shall update its initial audit to assure that money in the fund has been expended in compliance with law.
History: Add. 2002, Act 397, Eff. Nov. 5, 2002
Am. 2005, Act 256, Imd. Eff. Dec. 1, 2005
Am. 2010, Act 232, Imd. Eff. Dec. 14, 2010
Am. 2012, Act 562, Imd. Eff. Jan. 2, 2013
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 2 of Act 397 of 2002 provides:“Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect unless the question provided for in the Great Lakes water quality bond authorization act is approved by a majority of the registered electors voting on the question at the November 2002 general election.”Act 396 of 2002, the Great Lakes water quality bond authorization act, which was approved by the Governor on May 29, 2002, and filed with the Secretary of State on May 30, 2002, provided that bonds “shall not be issued under this act unless the question set forth in section 5 [MCL 324.95205] is approved by a majority vote of the registered electors voting on the question.” In accordance with Const 1963, art 9, sec 15, the question of borrowing a sum of not to exceed $1,000,000,000.00 and the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state for the purposes set forth in the act was submitted to, and approved by, the qualified electors of the state as Proposal 02-2 at the November 5, 2002, general election.
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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